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Waimānalo, HI – Hihimanu St Closed due to Injury Crash between Mokulama St & Kakaina St

February 26, 2023

Waimānalo, HI (February 25, 2023) – An auto accident happened on the evening of February 24 in Waimānalo that ended in injuries. Reports show the accident happened at approximately 7:40 p.m. 

Emergency crews including EMTs, police, and fire crews were dispatched to the crash scene shortly after the incident took place. Reports show it occurred on Hihimanu Street between Mokulama Street and Kakaina Street. 

One or more people were hurt in the accident, however, the severity of their injuries has not been reported at this time. Authorities in Waimānalo continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. 

The roadway was blocked for some time while crews worked at the scene. Police urged local motorists to utilize alternative routes of travel for the time being. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. 

Hawaii Auto Accidents

 Waimānalo, HI - Hihimanu St Closed due to Injury Crash between Mokulama St & Kakaina StCar accidents are not uncommon in Hawaii and throughout the United States. Throughout the country, there are over 228 million licensed drivers. In Hawaii, there are tens of thousands of licensed drivers who frequent Hawaiian roadways every single day. With so many drivers on the roads, auto accidents are bound to happen. 

Car crashes are one of the top ten leading reasons Americans lose their lives and sustain serious injuries. In the past decade, driver negligence has become a serious issue across the nation. More and more people are choosing to drive while distracted, intoxicated, and fatigued, leading to millions of vehicle accidents reported per year. On average, the United States sees approximately 6 million car accidents per year. These crashes cause injuries to over 3 million people and take the lives of roughly 40,000 annually.

In Hawaii, over 10,000 people sustain injuries in car crashes each year. Sadly, the majority of these accidents are the result of driver negligence. At this point in time, one of the leading reasons auto collisions occur in Hawaii is driver intoxication. One of the most dangerous forms of driver negligence is driver intoxication. Drunk and high drivers cause over 30 people to lose their lives each day in the United States. 

When you or a loved one suffer serious injuries in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you deserve to be compensated for your losses. A car crash attorney in Hawaii from Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner can help you collect compensation for medical care, lost earnings, pain, suffering, vehicle repairs, and more. 

You can reach the law office of Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner by calling (808) 537-2525 to speak with an attorney regarding your case. 

Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports and local and state police incident reports to create these posts. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this particular accident, so if there is any information that is incorrect, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available. 

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